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  • Cure for the Credit Crunch?
    Small business owners have never had it easy when it comes securing financing. But there's no doubt things are worse now than ever. Ed Harycki, CEO…
  • Entrepreneurs eye iPhone apps
    The iPhone apps store opened last week, and Steve Wildstrom takes a look. As of Monday Apple said there were 800 programs available, about a…
  • Young Women Entrepreneurs
    Ever have to write a business plan, take it to New York, and present it four times in one week, including to folks from Goldman Sachs? That’s what…
  • Credit Cards Crunching Small Business Owners
    I just caught this piece by Simone Baribeau in the Washington Post last week on small business owners caught in credit card debt: Entrepreneurs…
  • The Day After the Big Box Comes to Town
    After talking to filmmaker Hanson Hosein about the march of Big Box stores in post-Katrina New Orleans, I got to thinking. Obviously, the long-held…
  • Should You Worry About a Talent Gap?
    There's been a lot of debate about the looming “talent shortage”. Some experts predict a major shortfall in skilled and reliable workers as the…
  • Still Looking For Independent America
    In 2005, the husband and wife film making team of Hanson Hosein and Heather Hughes chronicled their road trip across 32 states to see how mom and…
  • Crowdfunding for Startups
    I'm fascinated by crowdsourcing and the new business models it enables. Companies have been tapping crowds for product design and customer service…
  • Another Look Inside
    It pays to be an inner city small business these days, especially if you’re green. Helios Coatings, in Canton, Ohio, recently closed a $4 million…
  • Does Wal-Mart Really Hurt Small Business?
    It's conventional wisdom that when it comes to small companies, Wal-Mart is bad news. The press is full of stories about how Wal-Mart comes to…

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